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PM directs Rs. 100 m to North for palmyrah development

Sri Lanka, July 9 -- Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has directed the National Policies, Economic Affairs, Resettlement and Rehabilitation, Northern Province Development and Youth Affairs Ministry... Read More


DMC cautions as heat runs high over country

Sri Lanka, June 28 -- The Disaster Management Center (DMC) yesterday issued a heat advisory for the country for today and tomorrow. Besides the Center has issued heat warnings particularly for Polonna... Read More


Arms cache hidden in Ollikulam jungle bared

Sri Lanka, June 28 -- A Criminal Investigation Department (CID) police team dug out a cache of 1,000 detonators, eight liters liquid gelignite, 300 gelignite sticks, detonator wires and a stock of T56... Read More


'Gamperaliya' rural uplift gets Rs. 37.6 Bn

Sri Lanka, June 24 -- The Government's island-wide rural infra-structure development programme is based on a sizeable Rs. 37.6 billion budget allocation that provides for an integrated upgrade of elec... Read More


Schools , Pirivenas, Educational institutes to celebrate Poson from June 12 to 16

Sri Lanka, June 10 -- The Ministry of Education has launched a school-based program from June 12 to 16 to celebrate the Poson Poya. The Poson Poya, the second most important Poya Day in the Buddhist c... Read More


Monsoon brightens outlook for re-consolidation of paddy cultivation

Sri Lanka, June 7 -- With the South-west monsoons arriving on time with bouts of heavy rains already lashing many part of the island, Agriculture Director General Dr W. M. Wijayasiri Weerakoon yesterd... Read More


Don't release PSC report before Rishad's NCM - JVP

Sri Lanka, May 27 -- Janatha Vimukthi Peramuna leader Anura Kumara Dissanayake has reportedly urged the government not to release any findings of the Parliament Select Committee report on Easter Sunda... Read More


Climate peaceful for Vesak celebrations - Army Commander

Sri Lanka, May 17 -- A peaceful environment and security will be provided for everyone to enjoy their Vesak and to celebrate the tenth year of the end of terrorism in peace without overstepping the la... Read More


Concluding terrorist investigations, a top priority: PM

Sri Lanka, May 17 -- Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe yesterday told the heads of the United National Party (UNP) Communications Wing that they should focus on how to contribute to the speedy concl... Read More


Govt. unveils tourism concessions to spur investor interest

Sri Lanka, May 10 -- The government is set to introduce several concessions to restore the country's beleaguered travel and tourism industry, which is experiencing heavy cancellations after the Easter... Read More